Posts Categorized: Japan Watches News

In The Balance: Zenith Espada vs. Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 3600

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Two automatic watches with high-frequency movements, the Seiko Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 and Zenith Espada, square off in a battle of the fast-beat balances in a piece by Martina Richter. With photos by Zuckerfabrik Fotodesign. A fast-beat movement offers an advantage over its lower-frequency rivals: more beats per hour means greater precision. The principle is simple: […]

A Splashy Debut: Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 Professional 600m Diver’s

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As we reported during Baselworld, Seiko has spun off its Grand Seiko collection into a separate, independent brand. And nowadays, you can scarcely qualify as a brand if you don’t produce your own dedicated divers’ watch. Grand Seiko has done just that, introducing its Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 Professional 600m Diver’s watch at Baselworld 2017. The first-ever […]

10 Things to Know About TAG Heuer

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TAG Heuer is one of the world’s leading luxury watch brands, offering a strong history of innovation, deep connections with sports timing and automobile racing, and more recently, a series of groundbreaking developments in the field of ultra-fast mechanical chronographs, an innovative tourbillon watch priced under $20,000, and the launch of a luxury smartwatch. Here […]


The news of Sony FES e-ink watch

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E-Ink screen based watches seemed to be a big deal several years ago, but they have recently become less popular for some odd reason. Is that going to change? Maybe. It turns out that Japan’s Sony has been working on a secret e-ink watch under a skunks works company called Fashion Entertainments (FES) that is currently […]


A simple Seiko Chariot model watch shows in1984

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An iconic black-and-white portrait of Steve Jobs from 1984 shows him sitting on the floor with a boxy early Apple Macintosh computer in his lap and a simple Seiko Chariot model watch on his wrist. Part of why the picture is so popular is because it appeared on the cover of Time magazine. How is […]


Casio G-Shock Gravitymaster GPW2000-1A GPS Packes Bluetooth Connectivity And GPS Hybrid Wave Ceptor Technology

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Enter the Casio G-Shock Gravitymaster GPW2000-1A, the very first Bluetooth-connected model in the Master of G series and a watch that was designed specifically for pilots – but not only in the ways you’d expect. To be officially debuted at Baselworld 2017 and available from May 2017, let’s have a sneak preview at this 57.1mm […]


Casio International announced three new G-Shock G-STEEL GST-S110D models

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Casio International announced three new G-Shock G-STEEL GST-S110D models for an October release in Asia: the GST-S110D-1A9 (left), GST-S110D-2A (middle), and GST-S110D-7A (right). These solar-powered analog-digital watches feature a stainless steel body, a folding-clasp stainless steel band, and a dual-layer bezel with a black resin inner bezel and a stainless steel outer bezel. We expect […]


Win a Seiko Presage SSA303J1 Wrist Watch

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Here’s the next give-away, and it’s the third time we’re giving away a wrist watch. The watch that you can win is the from the new Seiko Presage collection, and to be precise it’s the Seiko Presage SSA303J1. This week I’m in Japan, visiting several Seiko manufactures where I’m learning more about the Seiko brand, the […]